May 2012

About this issue:

Portland Adventist Community Services in Portland, Ore., makes a difference with everyday gifts of dignity in their community. Read how this organization is an example of Salt in Our Community in the May Gleaner.

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  • Portland Adventist Community Services

    May 01, 2012
    More than 200 name badge buttons line a bulletin board along one wall in the offices of Portland Adventist Community Services (PACS). Gaps reveal missing badges, although they're not really lost. They are "in action," attached to their namesakes o...
  • Giving Is a Choice

    I had stepped outside from the clinic to catch a breath of fresh air when I saw a man approach the door to our food pantry. He gave the door a brisk tug. It was locked.I looked at my watch and sighed. It was well past closing time."I'm really sorr...
  • Giving Is a Choice

    I had stepped outside from the clinic to catch a breath of fresh air when I saw a man approach the door to our food pantry. He gave the door a brisk tug. It was locked.I looked at my watch and sighed. It was well past closing time."I'm really sorr...
  • Editor's Note

    May 01, 2012
    Adventist Community Services (ACS) centers provide critical services to communities across the Northwest. Some are small. Some are big. All are important. Adventist Community Services (PACS) in Portland, Oregon, is one example of how ACS volunteer...
  • Editor's Note

    May 01, 2012
    Adventist Community Services (ACS) centers provide critical services to communities across the Northwest. Some are small. Some are big. All are important. Adventist Community Services (PACS) in Portland, Oregon, is one example of how ACS volunteer...
  • PACS Facts

    May 01, 2012
    More than 200 volunteers work at PACS.More than 1 in 9 families live without health benefits in Oregon.PACS provided 87,817 people a 3–5 day emergency food portion during 2011.220,260 people used thrift store services in 2011.1,442 people visited ...
  • PACS Facts

    May 01, 2012
    More than 200 volunteers work at PACS.More than 1 in 9 families live without health benefits in Oregon.PACS provided 87,817 people a 3–5 day emergency food portion during 2011.220,260 people used thrift store services in 2011.1,442 people visited ...

Others

  • Finishing Strong

    May 01, 2012
    I generally don't spend much time following professional sports. But in the last few months it would be difficult for anyone not to have heard something about Tim Tebow.As you see him kneeling along the sidelines of the football field pointing tow...
  • Alaska

    May 01, 2012
    Note to Readers: Click on the Let's Talk button in the left panel on the home page to see Steve Vistaunet's message and follow the discussion it sparks.Sitting in the airport awaiting a flight out of Anchorage, Alaska, I discover latent superpower...
  • Finishing Strong

    May 01, 2012
    I generally don't spend much time following professional sports. But in the last few months it would be difficult for anyone not to have heard something about Tim Tebow.As you see him kneeling along the sidelines of the football field pointing tow...
  • Letters

    May 01, 2012
    Witness to Tithe BlessingsI have been receiving the GLEANER for years and this is actually the first time in years that I decided to pick it up to read and was dismayed by the responses that you/the author received in regards to the previous artic...
  • Letters

    May 01, 2012
    Witness to Tithe BlessingsI have been receiving the GLEANER for years and this is actually the first time in years that I decided to pick it up to read and was dismayed by the responses that you/the author received in regards to the previous artic...
  • Alaska

    May 01, 2012
    Note to Readers: Click on the Let's Talk button in the left panel on the home page to see Steve Vistaunet's message and follow the discussion it sparks.Sitting in the airport awaiting a flight out of Anchorage, Alaska, I discover latent superpower...

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